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Program

Festival

Want to Exhibit at  Puchi Con?

Show Floor Areas

Cosplay Events

Featured Cosplayers & Cosplay Masquerade !

Autograph Tables

Get autographs from all your favorite celebrities !

Gaming Stations

Lucky Snake Arcade

Vendors Booths

 Vendors in the anime, comic & gaming realm!

Events & Panels

Panels in the below schedule

 

Award Stage

Cosplay Masquerade

Kids Crafts & Activities

18+ Dating Game

Karaoke!

Schedule

Spreadsheet Version of Schedule: Here

NOTE: All times subject to change. Keep coming back to find out more about all the amazing content and the people who will be bringing it to you.

Friday,  August 27th, 2021

Spirit Bar

8:00PM-10:00PM

Puchi Pre-Party with Awesomus Prime & Dolphin Uppercut Avenger!

(21+ only)

Saturday,  August 28th, 2021

Vendor Room

10:00 AM-7:00 PM

Scarduzios

11:00 AM-2:00 PM (VIP Enter at 10am)

Moe Mahou Maid Cafe

Casa de Napoli

3:00 PM-9:00 PM

Gaming with Sonek & Xeno

Smash, Tekken 7, Just Dance, Mario Kart, Sword & Shield

FT. Lisle Wilkerson aka Tekken's Zafina, Christie Monteiro & Nina Williams

Bourbon Room Events

11:00 AM-12:15 PM

Heroes4Hire & Otaku No Tatakai! Rap Battle

Come see your favorite Anime characters and general Otaku topics battle it out... In the form of a FREESTYLE RAP BATTLE! Tray-Digga and Ray Riley of the Philly Nerdcore hip-hop duo HEROES 4 HIRE and Awesomus Prime bring you a rap battle of Otaku proportions where All Might can finally face off against Siatama! You will get to decide who will clash and who will rise VICTORIOUS!

12:30 PM-1:15 PM

Con Survival 101 with Dr. Dean Aquino

You're new to the convention scene. How do you plan your trip? What do you do when you get here? And how do you organize & budget your time & money? This panel will help you learn how it all works. There’s also some self-care tips so you don’t get sick from the infamous "con plague".

1:30 PM-2:30 PM

Unlockable Content's GPS Game

Join Unlockable Content as they challenge audience members to come up in pairs and play Mario Kart. Sounds easy? Well, the catch is that one person drives, facing away, and the other is their GPS. Can you drive blind? Ready, set, go!

2:45 PM-3:30 PM

D&D Sluggers Garage Pop/ Geek Funk Music

A one-man band armed with an electric guitar, a Nintendo DS, and just the right blend of awkwardness, angst, and artistry, D&D Sluggers is inevitably a world apart from any other act on the bill. And he wouldn't have it any other way.

3:45 PM-4:30 PM

Lex the Lexicon Artist

LEX the Lexicon Artist makes cerebral pop rap. Combining the influences of internet pop culture, Asian identity, anime, and fandom, their explosive live performances explore humanity, psychology, and belonging through a bold and irreverent lens. LEX creates smart and fun music to make you think, dance, and heal

4:45 PM-5:30 PM

Otaku Ongaku Anime Cover Band

5:45 PM-7:00 PM

Voice Acting: Read It This Way

Chris Datolli hosts a cavalcade of your favorite voice actors. Join Lauren Landa, Mark Whitten, Colleen O' Shaugnessey, Kyle Herbert, Paul St. Peter, Alyson Leigh Rosenfeld, Kristine Knowlton & Dennis Carter Jr. as they read anime scripts in improvised wacky ways, and share stories from their amazing voice actor careers.

7:15 PM-9:00 PM

Cosplay Masquerade ft Taiko Drummer TMA, Antifreke, Mesuokami ,Nicole Oliva & KiwiNinamori

9:15 PM-10:00 PM

Cosplay Burlesque (18+ Only)

Dragon Room Events

11:00 AM-11:45 AM 

Voice Maker with Paul St. Peter

Noted voice actor Paul St. Peter brings a fun, practical, and accessible approach to voice and character creation that can benefit any speaker, from beginner to expert.

12:00 PM-12:45 PM

Closet Cosplay & Geek Fashion by Magnus Rose

From the city streets to the runway, explore how you can don your nerd flag whether it’s built from your existing closet or from the ground up. Join us as we “geek-bound” our way through every occasion.

1:00 PM-1:45 PM

The Awesomus Showdown

Who would win in a fight between Goku wielding a keyblade vs Naruto leading an army of Magical Girls? Well you're about to decide right here and now! Join the fun in The Awesomus Showdown: Anime Edition where you will take the stage and argue why your Anime Fighter will claim victory! You will decide, as the chosen panel of experts, who will go home with the crown!

2:00 PM-2:45 PM

Cosplay 101 with Kristine Knowlton

Cosplay 101 is a panel for beginners and those just getting into the world of cosplay. Come see what cosplay is, how to get started and having fun! There will be a Q&A. Panel is rated for all ages!

3:00 PM-3:45 PM

Cosplay & Mental Health with Nikki Loba

4:00 PM-4:45 PM

Asian Candy Tasting with Dawn Ann Marie Farrell

Join Dawn in the tasting of different candies, crackers, and drinks! Will they be delicious or ultimately just not cut out for the typical American pallet? Free candy and a raffle! Be sure to stop by!

5:00 PM-5:45 PM

Twist-A-Story with Mr. Poppin Twist

 Improvisational storytelling adventure with balloons.  He creates a bit of live theater, by taking suggestions from the audience and with their participation in playing some parts, craft a story and use balloons as props to complete the illusion

6:00 PM-6:45 PM

Reni's Maid Show

7:00 PM-7:45 PM

Name That Anime Tune with Kasei Cosplay

8:00 PM-8:45 PM

Donut Steel, the Original Character Panel with Matt Cousin

Have original characters? Want to know some tips and tricks on how to make your characters more complete? This panel can help make your characters come alive!

9:00 PM-10:00 PM

Cons Against Humanity by Unlockable Content (18+)

Cards against Humanity with a con-themed twist

Guild Room

11:00AM-4:00 PM

Cosplay Contest Evaluations

Think you have a cosplay that will wow the world during our Masquerade? Come see us here to present your amazing work and tell us why you think you're the best.

Heart & Soul Room Events

11:00 AM-11:45 AM

Do I Place My Hand Here? How To Pose Like A Pro! with Lady Chapell Cosplay


12:00 PM-12:45 PM

Guess the Anime Opening with Noey

1:00 PM-1:45 PM

Cosplay Yoga with Meagin

2:00 PM-2::45 PM

Virtual Panel Theatre: Tchaikovsky In Anime

Pyotr Ilych Tchaikovsky is considered one of the greatest masters of music. His work can be heard anywhere. Movies, radio, television, and concert halls. But did you know his music has also found its way into Anime? It has. And that's what this panel is all about. Here, we delve into three rare Anime productions which use Tchaikovsky's work, and of course, listen to some of his music. If you're a classical music fan and an animation buff, check it out.

3:00 PM-3:45 PM

Nintendo vs Sega: 30 Years of the Console with XenoAwesomeGaming
Dive into the history of the battle between Nintendo and Sega, a generation that defines video game loyalty between two of the most iconic companies in the early 90's. Follow their rise in the mid 80's, to the start of the war in the early 90's, to the downfall of one company following a new challenger in the market, and the aftermath between both companies. Plus, enjoy a small entertaining Q&A section about the companies themselves.

4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Voice Performer with Paul St. Peter

Welcome to graduation day! Mr. St Peter will talk briefly about the previous panel (Voice Maker), and then the attendees who rehearsed their assigned material will be on stage!

5:15 PM-6:00 PM

Cosplay Improv! with Chey Rose & Friends!

6:15 PM-7:00 PM

Cosplay is for Everyone with Kristine Knowlton

Cosplay is for Everyone! That’s right, every one, every age, every shape,  every color and beyond! Build a safe space for everyone to join in the fun! There will be a Q&A. Panel is rated for all ages!

7:15 PM-8:00 PM

Inspirational & Uplifting Moments In Anime

Ever watch an anime and thought “Wow, I never thought of it like that.” Or “Wow, that was inspiring!”? Well this panel features a bunch of those kinds of moments from various different types of anime, including 2 of the Toonami promo videos called “Dreams” and the recent “You’re Not Alone” promo.

8:15 PM-9:00 PM

NHK Tokyo Eye with Lisle Wilkerson

9:15 PM-10:0PM

Sake & Japanese Folktales with Lisle Wilkerson 

Sunday,  August 29th, 2021

Vendor Room

10:00AM-4:00 PM

Scarduzios

10:00 AM-2:00 PM (VIP Enter at 10am)

Moe Mahou Maid Cafe

Casa di Napoli

3:00 PM-6:00 PM

Gaming with Sonek & Xeno

Smash, Tekken 7, Just Dance, Mario Kart, Sword & Shield

FT. Lisle Wilkerson aka Tekken's Christie Monteiro & Nina Williams

Bourbon Room Events

11:00 AM-12:00 PM

AntiFreke's Armor 101 : Your Custom Body Pattern

12:00 PM-1:00 PM 

The Villains of Paul St. Peter

Paul St. Peter talks about the vocal adjustments and character choices he has used to create some very frightening voices! His portrayals of XEMNAS (Kingdom Hearts), and NINE TAIL FOX (Naruto), have chilled many a spine, and the terrifying YAMMY RIYALGO (Bleach) is a study in pure menace. 

1:15 PM-2:15 PM  

Intro to Voice Acting with Alyson Leigh Rosenfeld

2:30 PM-3:45 PM

Anime Roulette by Unlockable Content featuring Kyle Herbert & Alyson Leigh Rosenfeld

4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Disabled Cosplay & Posing with a Mobility Aid with Magnus Rose

Disabled costumers and abled allies alike are welcome to join us as we take a look at an accessible approach to cosplay and conventions, beginning with costume construction all the way to cons and photoshoots while addressing both visible and invisible illnesses.

5:15 PM-6:00 PM

The Saga of the Shining Emblem

The Saga of the Shining Emblem is a one-of-a-kind improvised storytelling experience, all set to a live score. One lucky audience member is chosen to be The Hero, guided through an adventure by one actor serving as narrator and all other NPCs they encounter on their quest. Will they accept this quest? And how they will they find the Shining Emblem, whose unlimited power is capable of granting any wish? It's totally up to them!

Dragon Room Events

11:00-11:45 AM

Animal Movement Yoga for Kids with Meagin

12:00 PM-12:45 PM

How To DJ 101  with Awesomus Prime

1:00 PM-2:00PM

Inspirational & Uplifting Moments In Anime

2:15 PM-3:00 PM

The Art of Cross-Gender Costuming with Magnus Rose

Crossplay vs Genderbending. Crossing the gender boundaries of cosplay from changing the designs of your favourite existing characters to learning how to transform yourself to better fit the cannon.

3:15 PM-4:00 PM

Cosplay Time Management with Triforcedelgeezy 

4:15 PM-5:00 PM

Weird Video Game Consoles

Ever heard of a Mega Duck? What about the Dick Smith Wizzard? Well, these are real video game consoles, and there are plenty more out there you probably haven't heard of. Drop by to see some of these contraptions in person and learn their bizarre stories.

5:15 PM-6:00 PM

Pound Rockout Workout!

Instead of listening to music, you become the music in this exhilarating full-body workout that combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga and pilates-inspired movements. Using Ripstix®, lightly weighted drumsticks engineered specifically for exercising, POUND transforms drumming into an incredibly effective way of working out. Designed for all fitness levels, ages and abilities, it's the perfect atmosphere for everyone to let loose, get energized, tone up and rock out!

Heart & Soul Room Events

11:00 AM-11:45 AM

Anime Rapper Kwame Adu

With dynamo and color, and a Power Ranger-esque presence, Kwame Adu is a New Jersey-born MC who’s spent time in Central Pennsylvania as well as Los Angeles. Drawing inspiration from poetic rap artists like Isaiah Rashad and Earl Sweatshirt, with heavy presenting anime and video game influence, Kwame’s managed to drop several self-released projects over the past year.

12:00 PM-12:45 PM

Super Dance Bros: Cosplay Dance Battle

1:00 PM-1:45 PM

Am I Too Old To Cosplay? with Lady Chapell Cosplay

1:00 PM-1:45 PM

Kawaii fashion 101 with HimeKiss

2:00 PM-3:15 PM

Kick Back Karaoke with Cheyenne Salmons

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Kids Booger Tag

4:15 PM-4:45 PM

Kid's Slap Stick Comedy Magic Show

5:00 PM-5:30 PM

Epic Bubble Fun

5:30 PM-6:00 PM

Balloon Animals

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